Crisis Defines Leadership

Episode 3_ Crisis Defines Leadership

One of the biggest and unprecedented crises that this planet has witnessed is the Coronavirus pandemic.  The world was put on a stand still.  One virus placed us all on equal footing.    It does not matter if you are a high profile personality or an ordinary citizen – anyone can be hit by this virus.   Even the most successful individuals were not spared.   It knows no bounds.

The pandemic is a temporary phase and eventually it will pass.  As we traverse this difficult journey, the world needs good Leaders who will step-up to tone down the fears,  anxieties and continuously keep the light of hope burning.  This is an arduous task that even a seasoned individual can hardly accomplish alone.  Every head of state needs a reliable and dependable team that will put the interest of the majority above anything else in order to succeed.

A team is composed of individuals with varied personalities, characters and perspectives – which may result in disagreements and heated arguments – that can lead to delays in decision making, or worse, failure of the team to effectively perform their respective duties.  Needless to say, it is not easy to work with a team.  

This is the very reason why in building a team, a leader must not simply look for like-minded people, but more importantly like-valued people.  Each team member must know how to respect their leader and contribute in bringing the team’s goals to a higher level that will bring  success for the team.

The crisis we are in defines the kind of leaders we have.  The true character of a person is tested and revealed when under fire.  Getting through such a crisis can be tough. But a cohesive team will help resolve this difficult journey,  bearing with them a positive outlook. 

Continue to  Inspire one another.  In your simple ways, be like a Life Coach or a Motivational Coach to any who needs to be uplifted  in such challenging times.  

“The True Test Of Leadership Is How Well You Function In A Crisis.” – Brian Tracy

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Amos Balongo

Amos has been a Corporate Motivational speaking sensation since moving to the United States from Africa. He has presented at several Leadership conferences and summits and traveled to over 32 countries motivating and transforming Leaders with his message. Organizations like United States Pacific Command, United Nations, United States Airforce, The YMCA’s of the USA, United States Navy and many others have hired Amos to speak. Amos is also a Philanthropist and has developed many initiatives in the United States and in Africa, empowering and equipping leaders through various leadership opportunities.